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Jan 23, 2013 11:30am PST
the state and federal laws. the extra money came in from top earner whose received bonuses and dividend payments at the end of december. >> tomorrow morning, the governor will deliver the state of the state address and we will bring it to you live at 9:00 a.m. right here on abc7. >> deployment postponed for dozens of air national guard with the departure of 129 rescue changed to friday with 75 citizen airmen will be headed to afghanistan and africa, providing combat search-and-rescue support to our troops in the region. >> two lucky 49er fans won a lottery ticket to new orleans and one has a baby on board. we are joined new the near 49er stadium in santa clara this is a dream come true for those that require a doctor's note? >> exactly. two the way. she learned she won the lottery for super bowl, the mom's first call was to her doctor. >> they called and said, you won 49er tickets for the super bowl. okay, okay, i thought, this is a prank call or something. >> she thought it was a joke when the 49ers called to say she was one of the lucky season ticket holders to win seats to t
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Jan 16, 2013 11:30am PST
laws looming advocates have begun an intense push back. in a video the n.r.a. goes after the president. >> it is just eat hypocrite. slamming president obama for being skeptical about armed guards in schools while his daughters have required secret service protection. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the white house called the video repugnant. the senate is going to begin working on gun legislation in the next two weeks but president obama said he could not wait. he signed 23 executive orders on gun control that do not require congressional approval. >> a gun buyback program proved to be a huge success in the bay area. 827 weapons were turned in by different people from four counties. they were given $200 a agoers ran out of money in a few hours. note oh got the most with 277 weapons and san rafael netted 223, central marin had 2306, and marin city 71. another buy back has been scheduled for next monday running from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at night with weapons dropped off, no questions, at the san rafael police departments and mill valley police department. >> a
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
students accepted from the california community colleges. >> san francisco law banning public nudity goes into effect next month and is challenged today in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance at the u.s. district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiff wants it to apply to ought nudists not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame officials could hold a news conference on the shocking story of the national college football star who claim tons the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or mastermind. he gained national sympathy and attention when in september his grandmother died and on same day, so did his girlfriend, allegedly, of leukemia. now a when has uncovered that there was no such young woman. manti te'o says the relationship was online and claims he was duped by someone using stolen pictures of a woman who says she doesn't even know manti te'o. >> this was an elaborate, very
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Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
, less research, and more students accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a terrible hoax. grieving the death of his girlfriend exposed as a hoax. an investigation is underway whether teo is the victim or the massacre mind. all american linebacker and heisman trophy finalist he gained national sympathy and attention when his grandmother died and on the same day so did an alleged girlfriend from leukemia. now a website has uncovered that no such young woman existed. he admits the relationship was online and by phone and claims he was duped by someone using sto
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Jan 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
. alan wang is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is facing a crime epidemic. just last friday four people were killed in less than 10 hours. if hired the city would pay $250,000. >> if you really need to hear what he has to say why not go and have -- buy his book on amazon? >> oakland police chief howard jordan favors hiring the police chie
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
newmzigñ law on public nudity. tonight a final chilly chance for critics of the law to bare it all. >> an internet hero found dead just as he's about to go on trial. the legacy of online social justice he leaves behind. >> the department of motor vehicles charges a woman hundreds of dollars too much to register her car. i'm michael finney. coming up 7 >>> visitors to san francisco city hall saw quite a show this morning. protestors stripped down to birthday suits despite chilly temperatures demonstrating against the new nudity ban pushed through by supervisor scott weiner. it's one of the last times they can walk around nude in public. >> it becomes law. i'm vote running against scott weiner for supervisor. i will be the first to disrobe in front of city hall. >> this ban faces a big test on thursday, a judge will decide whether to grant an injunction against the ban. >> let's stay in the city for this item. 49ers are preparing to head to atlanta for nfc championship game. one, if they win there, it's open to super bowl. fans get rgd to make the trip we're live at san francisco sth
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
ultradeadly hollow point bullets. which pose a hazard to law enforcement. the bill would require stores to notify police if someone buys large amounts of ammunition. >> purchases 500 rounds or more, or frequency of purchases we'd like there to be a data base for that. then, we want to ban the more lethal ammunition there. is no place for it on the streets. >> a lot of year, san francisco defend a local law requiring safe storage of handguns and a ban against the sale of hollow point bullets. the national rifle association challenged both laws. >> a man turned up dead in the trunk of his car, now, investigators are looking for the person response yichblt a deputy discovered sean parker's body checking in a car near snonla state university. it appears the car had been there since saturday. parker was wanted in a case in santa rosa. deputies found hipz girlfriend's blood in the car. they say she's not a suspect in the death. >> the oakland police department wants some help from the alameda county sheriff's department to make streets safer. the city council is considering a proposal to have de
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Jan 16, 2013 4:30am PST
in other cities. the use of gang injunctions and curfews and antiloiterring laws have been rejected in oakland in the past but oakland is facing a crime epidemic. on friday four were killed in less than ten hours. if hired the certify would pay him $250,000. >> if you really need to hear what he has to say, why don't you go and ask jordan, buy his book on amazon for $18? >> oakland police chief jordan favors hiring the former police chief of los angeles who was police commissioner in boston and new york but protesters fear the use of stop and frisk techniques that he introduced in new york will lead to racial profiling. stop and frisk enters a gray area that questions what is reasonable suspicion? last week a federal judge found it to be in violation of people's civil right. >> officers have the right based on reasonable suspicion to stop anyone. >> chief jordan says too much emphasis has been placed on the stop and frisk methods. >> the large part of the success in new york and los angeles was based on partner community something we are in support of. >> the public safety commissio
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Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
afghanistan who wants to use her winnings to start her own firm, which will focus on immigration law. from woodbridge, virginia, please welcome dee anwari. dee, welcome again. >> thank you. >> yeah, you--you immigrated from afghanistan with your family when you were just three years old, right after the soviet invasion. >> right, so i was very young. so i don't really remember being in afghanistan, but still i'd like to start my own law firm, be my own boss, and help other immigrants--recent or, you know, kind of formerants--gr immigrants--get their citizenship and kind of live the
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
president since 2008 planning to return to teaching law in uc berkeley. >> today is the last day of the job for san jose police chief chris moore. the 25 year veteran led the police department for two years. his tenure saw a rise in crime, budget cuts and growing morale problems. >> nathan burress, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend in the toll plaza was sentenced to death today. burress shot and killed deborah ross and maurice chucky everett at the toll plaza in 2009. during the sentencing burress says it doesn't matter because california legal battles over the death penalty make the execution unlikely. >> a man released from president yochb ak convicted for two murders years ago is accused now of killing his mother. he faced a judge and murder charges again, today. >> convicted double murderer and former death row inmate pled not guilty to killing1 çñ >>> prurters accused him of buying her a 73-year-old lexus. it left the victim bankrupt and heart broken. investigators say she apparently used some nonpay off the victim in another criminal case. >> overseas now new
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Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
like anyone uls els under the law. if we're truly created equal the love for one another must be equal as well. >> the head of the national center for lesbian rights said she was close to tear autos we felt we weren't in a back room maybe he'll talk to fuss no one is watching. >> the impact on republican who's fear any compromise to lead to a challenge from within their own ranks. saying change will depend less on president and democrats and more on moderate republican autos jeb bushes of the republican party, lamar alexander, on the podium with the president today. >> murphy says he's seeing signs the deep freeze may be thawing. >> there is a sort of thing of hey we try that had and it didn't work. and maybe we want to win. >> the director of the leo mccarthy center said he was at a conference where jeb bush was challenge bid a mer conservative republican from utah saying the push back is polite, but pointed. >> thank you. >> you bet. >> many of you watched this morning but for many americans more than ever brrk television was one of two screens they were watching. more of the g
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
more than a billion dollars. >> the law caught up with a suspected hit and run driver who skipped out on a court appearance two years ago. he was reentering the country from the philippines. plea police say he was driving a car that floon a motorcyclist in january, 2011 and kept going. the motorcyclist was killed. he had a million dollar bench warrant, now, knees custody. >> the driver of a car being chased by the alameda county sheriff's department crashed into at least two other cars. investigators not saying whether anyone was injured. we do understand one person was arrested at the scene. these are pictures from sky 7 hd. a number of other suspects apparently ran after the crash. police are still trying to find them right now. and quite a scare for shoppers in vallejo, police say a senior citizen lost control of the car and drove it into the store this afternoon. you can seat black car that slashed from sky 7. police say the driver and passenger were shaken up, but not hurt. we're learning about a home invasion murder of a wealthy south bay businessman. the common thread that bind
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Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
concerns expangs could hinder department ability to enforce city laws. deputy chief takes over as interim chief while officials try to fill the position permanently. >> san francisco waiting for the results of an investigation into police misconduct. stemming from these surveillance videos from 2011 in which officers entered hotel rooms without warrants, sometimes, stealing items. as a result prosecutors had to drop hundreds of cases. >> if we have officers who are violating the law and constitutional rights weerk at risk n a free society have you to have the police officers falling -- following the law. >> last summer, he issued a training memo to officer autos the head of the university of california system is stepping down. he did not elaborate on when what those are. the board is expected to create a committee to search for the replacement. the 68-year-old says he plans to return to uc berkeley to teach law. >> more students applying for add min mission to university of california. nearly 175,000 students applied for admission to the system for fall, 2013 an increase of 8.6%. and la t
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
start angering people more. >> last time they had a gun control law was 1997, banning small handguns known as saturday night specials i was found to be conflicting with state law. >> thank you. later tonight abc 7 news political reporter mark math use will have local reaction outlined today at the white house, stay tuned for that later on in the hour in, marin county, the district attorney now says it may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during that four-county buy back program yesterday. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers but only raised 43,000s ndz cash to cover them. the total of 827 weapons were turned in. and another buy back is set for monday. it's currently scheduled for 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police departments but don't expect to get cash this time. for turning in the gun. >> we're used to seeing screeners in our nation airports but today a special unit made a stop in a train station in the east bay. it's a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. laura anthony sl live tonight. laura? >> hi, car
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
the gun control laws has many gun owners concerned spurring sales of some weapons that will be banned. the jackson arm shooting range and shop in south san francisco has seen 300 percent jump in sales sin the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. after the president's call if tighter gun control, they expect demand to continue. each gun store in the bear area is out of a popular assault rifle. >> this is a special brand, a california legal. if we had one it would be gone in a minute. >> ammunition is getting if short supply with many manufacturers out of stock and deliveries are six months to a year out. >> if marin county the district attorney says you may not have enough money to pay the people who turned in their weapons during a four-county "buy back" program. officials handed out $70,000 worth of vouchers on tuesday but only raised $43,000 to cough that and a total of 827 weapons were turned in and another buy back is set for monday. currently it is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the san rafael and mill valley police department but do not expect to get any cash this
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
? >> it is absolutely just as tight. there will be 13,000 military and law enforcement officials here scattered among the crowds. there will be some plane clothed officers, bomb sniffing calls and there will be s.w.a.t. teams located in key positions along the parade route. there will be surveillance monitoring everybody here. there is no significant credible threat but law enforcement is not takenning any chances. >> they can't afford to do that. we look forward it talking to you in the next hour. coming up on a special edition of "this week" david ploufe looks ahead to president obama's second term and. co-chair eva longoria previews the celebrations. you can see the whole picture this morning at 8:00 on "this week" with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america. we will also have live streaming coverage at abc7 news.com starting at 6:30. >>> the excitement here in the bay area has to do with the 49ers game. abc7 news sports anchor mike shumann is in atlanta for today's big g
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
obama is saying the principled way did make children safe is to make law will citizens his safe. and violent criminals more safe. >> he hazy -- made the comments last night in reno. >> british prime minister is promising britain a vote on whether the country should stay in the european union. he made the announcement today in london saying while he personally supports staying in the union, they must decide on the country's destiny. membership has been controversial in britain. the u.s. has been vocal about britain daying in the union. "new york times" reports that president obama and prime minister cameron talked about the issue on the phone a week ago. >> time for a check on the forecast. mike? >> checking out tweets and cold weather in new york, so cold the rails are snapping because of the tension induced by the coldness shrinking the rails. this cold air is bypassing us. the rockies protected us from the cold air spilling to us. we have had our fair share of cold air the last ten days with forecast each morning. this morning? not so were. clouds but in rain. from the southeast to
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
upper 50's to low 60's. you know where the wet weather is. eric? >> a controversial law enforcement expert is now officially a consultant to the oakland police department. the city council voted to hire bill bratton in a raucous meeting that ran into the wee hours of the morning. >> it was not close vote. the council voted 7-1 in favor of bringing william bratton to oakland. before the vote, the city council got an earful. the public comment session started at 10:00. they did not vote until 2:30 this morning. bratton is controversial because he supported "stop and frisk" tactic. some worry that leads to racial profiling. supporters say bratton improved new york and los angeles when he worked in those cities. oakland needs his help. >> crime went down in los angeles and he helped to get minority people working. the complaint levels went down in that city. it was a change for the good and for the better. >> you keep pouring money into people from identified of our community to solve the problems of violence in our community. violence is a language of the unheard so you need to start l
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Jan 23, 2013 1:05am PST
center of the debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local past
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Jan 23, 2013 11:00am PST
due to tax changes at the state and federal laws. the extra money came in from top earner whose received bonuses and dividend payments at the end of december. >> tomorrow morning, the governor will deliver the state of the state address and we will bring it to you live at 9:00 a.m. right here on abc7. >> deployment postponed for dozens of air national guard with the departure of 129 rescue changed to friday with 75 citizen airmen will be headed to afghanistan and africa, providing combat search-and-rescue support to our troops in the region. >> two lucky 49er fans won a lottery ticket to new orleans and one has a baby on board. we are joined new the near 49er stadium in santa clara this is a dream come true for those that require a doctor's note? >> exactly. two fans and one on the way. she learned she won the lottery for super bowl, the mom's first call was to her doctor. >> they called and said, you won 49er tickets for the super bowl. okay, okay, i thought, this is a prank call or something. >> she thought it was a joke when the 49ers called to say she was one of the lucky se
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Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
front of city hall protesting a new nudity ban. a hearing set for thursday to determine if the law violates rights of nudists. >> cold day like today, that is commitment right there. the flu outbreak prompting lots of people in the bay area to get shots. officials in kaiser say the increase in demand is caution some spot shortages of vaccine at their flu clinics saying they're moving reserves to medical centers for demand is greatest now. they're ordering more from manufacturers. saying it's vaccinated 1.2 million members sempx october. >> 49ers get rgd to face cal cons in nfc championship game. >> 49ers beat packers saturday night. so are the niner faithful making plansúiñ to go south or saving their money? >> i'm here it's going to be all lit up in 49er skpred gold in just a bit. there is a lot of ride out there. there are a lot of pick tik yits still available out there. i talked to a number of plans that are thrilled about saturday's viblgtry. a lot of people were at that game. i had a hard time finding faithful who are actually making the road trip to atlanta. for smrks it's
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Jan 16, 2013 1:05am PST
is live with a marquis name in law enforcement. >> and some commission members are not sure they want this person on the job. some commission members credited is credited with reducing violent crime in new york city. but many people here say his methods are the same methods that caused a rift between the community and the police here to begin with. >> he is exactly what we do not need in the city of oakland. >> the protest against the hiring of high-profile police consultant started on the steps of city hall and worked its way into the public safety meeting. >> if you could move the individuals out. >> the zero tolerance police strategies have been highly controversial and the use of gang injunctions and curfews and anti-loitering laws have been rejected in oakland in the past. but oaknd la is facing a crime epidemic. just last friday four people were killed in less than 10 hours. if hired the city would pay $250,000. >> if you really need to hear what he has to say why not go and have -- buy his book on amazon? >> oakland police chief howard jordan favors hiring the police chief
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Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm PST
allies are dampening expectations on key components of the law. rules that the ban on assault weapons. >> here in california new legislation is been announced to protect the try pri vassy of citizen who's choose to legally own a firearm after a journalist published names and addresses of thousands of new yorker was gun permits. nanette? >> well, california already has an assault weapons ban and a 10 round limit on ammunition. state lawmakers here want to do more.c >> we're lightntnuç years ahead. >> the brady campaign considers california having the toughest laws in the country. still, the newtown, connecticut massacre is prompting lawmakers to propose measure goesing further than the president's package of reforms. state senator wants california to do background checks on people before they buy ammunition and require a perm dwroit proceed with the sale. >> ammunition is the fuel that eedz feeds violence in the neighborhoods. >> a new proposal seeks to shield address and phone numbers of californians carrying concealed weapons, law enforcement would still have access to the informati
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Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
. he plans to return to teaching law at u.c. berkeley. he said the prior 18 months brought a state of taxing health issues. though these challenges have been largely overcome, i feel it is time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that's a 10.7% increase over last fall. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshmen applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. -- jack donated an nintendo wii to the burn unit. he got help from the burn foundation which facilitated the fundraising. the 13-year-old said the wii can help burn victims recover from their injuries. >> it helps them stretch and recover from -- if they don't stretch they can cringe up and it's not good. so this helps them have fun and also recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1,500.00 to buy the wii and other items. he said he came up
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
crime spree. >> when someone takes the law into their own hands. he had an illegal gun and killed a man, a father of five children. took my son away from me. >> there is a report the family scuffled outside of the courtroom but by the time deputy arrived it was over. >> one week after confessing to killing his mother, former death row inmate ask double murderer dennis stanworth was back before a judge today to enter a plea. >> one week after he confessed to killing his mother in an emotional outburst, former death row instatemate stayed mostly quiet this, time, the 70-year-old entered a not guilty plea plae to the murder of nellie stanworth in his home. last week he said he was guilty. >> right. >> it's a standard plea in any case so that is what he entered today. >> in the a surprise? >> no. no. >> this prosecutor says nellie stanworth was likely killed in early november. saying the autopsy revealed it was murder. saying it did not appear his wife knew about the death though the body had been on the property sometime. stanworth spent seven years on death row for killing two teenage
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Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
65 percent support a ban on high capacity magazines. more background checks will harass law-abiding citizens say the owners. >> do you think controls will get a background check before they sell a gun to another criminal? >> many in connecticut who remembered the one month anniversary of the shooting, want action. >> doing nothing is no longer an option. >> this is a promise to do everything in our power to be remembered not as a town of grief but a place where change began. >> lawmakers in new york state reached a tentative agreement for the most restrictive gun law in the country including tougher assault weapons ban and more stringent background checks for gun sales. >> the national rifle association has vowed to take the fight to congress lobbying against laws that restrict access to guns. >> thank you. a state lawmaker from san francisco is introducing a bill aimed at reducing gun violence in california. democratic senator wants to bolster the assault weapons ban. it calls for banning the use of bullet buttons that allow shoot wees to change magazines quickly on military-style
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Jan 16, 2013 5:00am PST
press poll finds majority of americans support stricter gun laws at president obama will announce the plan this morning to reduce gun violence. for more we go to abc news like in washington, dc. >> get ready for a big fight. president obama's proposals to curb gun violence are already being met with enormous resistance by the n.r.a. >> the n.r.a. did not wait for president obama's announcement. the powerful gun lobby launched a strike releasing a video attacking the president's character. >> he is just another elite it hypocrite. it points out that his children have armed protection in school and asks, why is he skeptical about armed security? >> president obama will have to overcome the opposition and convince congress to pass the measures to curb gun violence. when he unveils the proposals he will do with children who wrote letters expressing concern about gun violence. the president will call on congress to ban military style assault weapons, limit the number of bullets allowed and require background checks on every gun purchased. he will also take action without congress by execut
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Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
permit would force to it take legal action against the city. >> it will violate the law. it will violate the constitutional rights of the property owner. >>reporter: if the attorney for the neighbors accused 7-11 of bullying the city into reversing its decision. >> property owner and tenant 7-11 either decided to take a calculate the business risk or simply failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term leas lease. >>reporter: again city council voted unanimously to revoke 7-11 permit to do business her here. mayor david lynn told me that even though the city legal team made a mistake, the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7-11 in court. reporting live in san mateo, abc 7 news. >>> new at 11:00 body has been found in the trunk of a car just off the campus of sonoma state university. car was parked in no parking zone on petaluma hill road in rohnert park. investigators say the car is connected to a crime committed friday in santa rosa. they will thought say what crime though. death is considered suspicious
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Jan 15, 2013 1:05am PST
legal action against the city. >> it will violate the law. it will violate the constitutional rights of the property owner. >>reporter: if the attorney for the neighbors accused 7-11 of bullying the city into reversing its decision. >> property owner and tenant 7-11 either decided to take a calculate the business risk or simply failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term leas lease. >>reporter: again city council voted unanimously to revoke 7-11 permit to do business her here. mayor david lynn told me that even though the city legal team made a mistake, the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7-11 in court. reporting live in san mateo, abc 7 news. >>> new at 11:00 body has been found in the trunk of a car just off the campus of sonoma state university. car was parked in no parking zone on petaluma hill road in rohnert park. investigators say the car is connected to a crime committed friday in santa rosa. they will thought say what crime though. death is considered suspicious although investigators have
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Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
slammed into a wall in utah. no financialal terms exposed. remaining law firm not affected by the settlement today. last month toyota agreed to pay more than 1 billion dollars to resolve hundreds of lawsuits involving economic loss from toyota owners. >> activist went to federal court to try to over turn san francisco ban on public nudity. opponent of that ban are asking federal judge to block the law from going in effect on february 1st. the city wants the case threaten out. attorneys republicing the city say the ban is a matter of public health. nudist attorney says it's a violation of free speech. >> this is part of the political speech. they view trying to add vo skate clothing operational lifestyle. >> there is concerns about the harm that people feel when they are exposed to nudity unwillingly. >>reporter: no decision was made today. judge said that he will issue a written ruling before the end of the moychlt late tonight bar passengers face delay for next few week. agency doing retrofit work in the tube and people traveling after 10:00 p.m. will experience delay because onl
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Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
else under the law. [applause]. >> president obama has been criticized by gay rights activist in the past for moving too slowly with policy changes. today human rights groups laud the president for the strong stand on gay rights. >> he has been criticized in the past. again. for those but today was of course also a celebration. after the president finish his speech and first lady michelle walked down constitution avenue to cheer the crowd. daughter sasha and malia joined them in a special viewing area where they snapped photo and danced a little as bands marched past. >> come here and talk about the weather forecast. another nice day around the bay area. spencer is in for sandhya tonight. >> look at the first weather forecast here starting with live doppler 7 hd. more cloud cover now than we had earlier that may keep temperatures from dropping quit so low than earlier thought. right now temperature readings of 37 in novato and chilly in few spots. 13 santa rosa and livermore and we have 40's right around the bay but as we look ahead to our morning low instead of numerous readings in
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Jan 22, 2013 1:05am PST
until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyelsn else under the law. [applause]. >> president obama has been criticized by gay rights activist in the past for moving too slowly with policy changes. today human rights groups laud the president for the strong stand on gay rights. >> he has been criticized in the past. again. for those but today was of course also a celebration. after the president finish his speech and first lady michelle walked down constitution avenue to cheer the crowd. daughter sasha and malia joined them in a special viewing area where they snapped photo and danced a little as bands marched>> past. >> come here and talk about the weather forecast. another nice day around the bay area. spencer is in for sandhya tonight. >> look at the first weather forecast here starting with live doppler 7 hd. more cloud cover now than we had earlier that may keep temperatures from dropping quit so low than earlier thought. right now temperature readings of 37 in novato and chilly in few spots. 13 santa rosa and livermore and we have 40's right around the bay but as we look
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Jan 18, 2013 1:05am PST
camry slammed into a wall in utah. no financialal terms exposed. remaining law firm not affected by the settlement today. last month toyota agreed to pay more than 1 billion doll 1 to resolve hundreds of lawsuits involving economic loss from toyota owners. >> activist went to federal court to try to over turn san francisco ban on public nudity. opponent of that ban are asking federal judge to block the law from going in effect on february 1st. the city wants the case threaten out. attorneys republicing the city say the ban is a matter of public health. nudist attorney says it's a violation of free speech. >> this is part of the political speech. they view trying to add vo skate clothing operational lifestyle. >> there is concerns about the harm that people feel when they are exposed to nudity unwillingly. >>reporter: no decision was made today. judge said that he will issue a written ruling before the end of the moychlt late tonight bar passengers face delay for next few week. agency doing retrofit work in the tube and people traveling after 10:00 p.m. will experience delay because only
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Jan 19, 2013 11:30pm EST
laws would prevent tragedies like the ones in connecticut or colorado. >> easy bank councilman marion barry is making new allegations about the night he was arrested 23 years ago. he claims the fbi tried to kill him. he believes the fbi surprised his ex-girlfriend with tainted crack cocaine, there was an emt stand by on -- on standby at the hotel where he was arrested. >> police in prince william county are looking for two men they say shot a woman. christopher and douglas tolliver shot the victim multiple times while she sucked in her home monday morning. they say they knew the victim and both have criminal histories, including gun and drug charges. >> the sheriff's office has released a composite sketch after a crime on wednesday. this is who grabbed a 13-year- old girl as she was walking to her bus stop. he tried to force the girl into a van that had two other men inside. she escaped and ran home. investigators are reviewing surveillance video from school buses in the inverted. >> in austria a trial for anne arundel county executive is underway. he is accused of using police for a
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00pm PST
gun control laws. school children wrote to him with suggestions including an 11-year-old. >> she says i know laws have to be passed by congress but i beg you to try very hardéfcs. >> the conzbres reluctant to pass comprehensive gun controls. he signed 23 action that's include providing more federal money but added these are just first steps. >> congress, too, must act. and congress must acfgs÷, soon. >> what the president wants is a universal background check for gun purchases, a limit how many a clip can hold and a ban on military style assault weapons, advocates are gearing up for battle in a new video, the rifle association goes after the president, personally. >> slammed being skeptical of having armed guards in schools, his daughters are required secret service protection. julia believes her voice and those of children around the country can bring change to stop the violence. >> lawmakers are skeptical of the plan, and some democrats in the senate said they're uncomfortable with what the president is asking. coming up at 6:00 we'll hear from house democratic leader nancy p
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Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
lg a new law bang nudity. a judge has been asked to block that law from going into affect on february 1. and he considers a lawsuit. the first hearing held today. no decision made. opponents argue the banw violates their first amendment freedom rights. they claim nudity is a political statement. attorneys representing the city claim it's a matter of public health as well as safety. >> high speed rail is one step closer to==Áreality. they're searching for trains to run up to 220 miles per hour along both costs. the prices could please critics saying the rail project is too pricey. officials expect to purchase 60 trains in 10 year autos people looking up reviews for san francisco restaurants can soon turn to yelp other -- for things other than adnx favorite dish. >> take a look at how safe and sanitary each restaurant is. more from san francisco. >> there is 3500 restaurants in san francisco. finding what you like can take searching. >> i go to the same two restaurants over and over. >> many turn to yelp to see what real customers have to say but it doesn't tell the whole st
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Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
gonzalez. itthe last time the warriors won i was taking a math media law and ethics test. yes i was in college. i do not remember the grade. probably an "a." the first quarter and pick and roll precision. the splitter with the finish and the warriors lead by 10 in the first. gary neil closes the gap and gets a three at the buzzer and move to the third quarter. david lee with the two handed flush. he had 22 and he started in place of curry once again. show right, go left. 20 points and 10 assists for jack. too much of the big fundamental. two of his 24. and tony parker doing what he does best and flashing and scoring. 28 straight losses in san antonio. the hoops are welcome and number six stanford hosting ucla. the 42nd career double-double and 25 points and 13 rebounds and cardinals 75-49. this abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> and we will continue to see more of this weekend on what happens with the crabtree situation. the legal process is most importantly, and then secondly how does it affect the game? >> because i think there is no access to these guys to
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Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
the man into today. shining lasers at pilots is a serious offense punishable by federal law. >> the oakland city council will consider approving the contract of a controversial high profile police consultant, a former los angeles and new york police chief, will be paid $250,000 to turn around oakland's crime wave. tempers flared last week when protesters showed up to voice concerns of possible available profiling. he favors "stop and frisk" where police can stop anyone they feel is suspicious. the oakland city council is scheduled to take up the issue tonight at 6:30. >> in san francisco the use of tasers is the main focus of a community meeting. the san francisco police department is the only agency in the bay area that does not use stun guns. the chief wants to launch a pilot program to equip officers to dole with mentally ill after a police shooting last summer triggered this when a man attack add co-worker with a box cutter. the community forum is at 6:00 at the hamilton recreational center. repairs begin on the bay bridge bumper damaged in an oil tanker crash this month. abc7 n
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Jan 15, 2013 4:30am PST
law and the constitutional rights of the property owner. >> the attorney for the neighbor accused 7/11 of bullying the city into reversing the decision. >> the property owner and the tenant decided to take a calculated business risk or failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term lease. >> the city council voted to revoke 7/11's permit and there the city's legal team made a mistake the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7/11 in court. >> there are plenty of tickets available for the 49er fans willing to travel to atlanta. the niners victory on saturday put them in the title game and a win away from the super bowl. they are taking on atlanta at the georgia dome on sunday. that means ticket sellers are not getting the business they expected because the majority of fans do not have the time or expense to make a trip to atlanta. >> i had a person called up that wants to travel to atlanta. this is the difference. if they played here there would be $100,000 worth of tickets but right now, nothing. >> you have to w
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Jan 19, 2013 1:05am PST
wonder, tony gonzalez. itthe last time the warriors won i was taking a math media law and ethics test. yes i was ini do not remember t. i do not remember the grade. probably an "a." the first quarter and pick and roll precision. the splitter with the finish and the warriors lead by 10 in the first. gary neil closes the gap and gets a three at the buzzer and move to the third quarter. david lee with the two handed flush. he had 22 and he started in place of curry once again. show right, go left. 20 points and 10 assists for jack. too much of the big fundamental. two of his 24. and tony parker doing what he does best and flashing and scoring. 28 straight losses in san antonio. the hoops are welcome and number six stanford hosting ucla. the 42nd career double-double and 25 points and 13 rebounds and cardinals 75-49. this abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> and we will continue to see more of this weekend on what happens with the crabtree situation. the legal process is most importantly, and then secondly how does it affect the game? >> because i think there
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the speaker calls the finding disturbing and plans to investigate because it may violate state law. >> coming up on the news at 5:00 it's a change in continents. where california's fastest growing immigrants ever now coming from. >> subway coming up short on foot long customers. customers get an explanation from the company tonight. >> hi there everyone. temperatures in the 60s. tomorrow, we're talking some locations in the 70s. the accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> the bay area's sun saigsal exhibit with explosive images from space. really, remarkable stuff. sfwus. >>> look at this. a good samaritan jumps into action when an suv lands into a swimming pool. after chasing through a fence she got trapped in a pool. a man helped her out of the suv before it sank. police say he saved her life. >> number of asians imgreating to california is two times greater than those from south america. the data show that's in 2011, 57% of new immigrants were from yaish compared to 22% from latin america that. is a shift from a decade ago when 37% were from asia, and 42% from latin america. prim
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Jan 17, 2013 1:05am PST
asking for the nation's help. he has proposed sweeping reforms to the nation's gun control laws and he wants congress to act. they say they want americans to apply pressure to lawmakers. >> ask what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> here are a few of the president's proposed measures that need awful pro. required background checks for all gun sales even gun shows, a ban of military-assault-style weapons and magazines. there are things such as improving the standards for background checks and adding public school security and funding mental health care. >> while the debate starts to rage in washington tonight, just the fear that some weapons will be banned is spurring gun sales across the bay area and the country. there is even talk of a gun and ammo shortage. alan wang visited a gun store where weapons are literally flying off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since the cal
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Jan 16, 2013 6:00am PST
in place the toughest gun criminal laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that addresses the full spectrum of issues. >> the new york law blocks mentally ill patients from buying weapons and require mental health professionals to report any patient deemed "significant risk or threat." victims of mass shootings want something similar done national ly. amen tale -- do we want mentally ill people with guns in come on. >> attorney general ed meese raised the possibility of impeaching president obama if the gun proposals go too far. reporting live in washington for abc7 news. eric? >> thank you. >> this is the day we are going to warm up. mike, it is slow this morning. >> slow yesterday. slow tomorrow and overnight. we are getting less than ten hours of sunshine so we get how many hours of night? 14 hours. there is an imbalance that is why the overnight hours are frosty. they will be frosty inland we talked about that. we have clear conditions and you can see how calm the embarcardero is. live doppler 7 hd shows no need for wet weather gear. you can see how dry it is
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Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
4.5%. law enforcement believe there's is a$?izu connection leaving many criminals leaving criminals unsupervised. >> there is no such tether on them. it's predictable that is going to happen. >> the california department of corrections says it's not fair to blame a rise in crime, just a reassignlinement, plus, counties given traechl money. >> this crime is going down you're going to blame property crimes going up on realignment,. >> the feermer sheriff worries criminals will graduate to more serious crimes. >> phone shall for homicides increases. >> carol morgan doesn't know what is2=s0 to blame it on. she knows the neighborhood isn't the same. >> it's terrible. opposed to what it was before. >> the stats should be out later this fall, corrections says that may give a better picture of realignments affects. >> all right. thank you. coming up, do you du have privacy concerns about a graph search? michael finney can help you and a digital coupeon deal this can come from stores you're driving by thanks to one connected app. >> and parts of the bay area warming as much as five degrees,
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Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
debate, a high profile law man the city wants to hire to help fight crime. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
is asking for the nation's help. he has proposed sweeping reforms to the nation's gun control laws and he wants congress to act. they say they want americans to apply pressure to lawmakers. >> ask what is more important, doing whatever it takes to get an a-grade from the gun lobby that funds their campaigns or giving parents some peace of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> here are a few of the president's proposed measures that need awful pro. required background checks for all gun sales even gun shows, a ban of military-assault-style weapons and magazines. there are things such as improving the standards for background checks and adding public school security and funding mental health care. >> while the debate starts to rage in washington tonight, just the fear that some weapons will be banned is spurring gun sales across the bay area and the country. there is even talk of a gun and ammo shortage. alan wang visited a gun store where weapons are literally flying off the shelves. >> the gun shop has seen a 300% jump in sales since the sandy hook tragedy. since
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Jan 16, 2013 11:00am PST
naive about the challenges. with stricter laws looming advocates have begun an intense push back. in a video the n.r.a. goes after the president. >> it is just eat hypocrite. slamming president obama for being skeptical about armed guards in schools while his daughters have required secret service protection. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the white house called the video repugnant. the senate is going to begin working on gun legislation in the next two weeks but president obama said he could not wait. he signed 23 executive orders on gun control that do not require congressional approval. >> a gun buyback program proved to be a huge success in the bay area. 827 weapons were turned in by different people from four counties. they were given $200 a weapon. agoers ran out of money in a few hours. note oh got the most with 277 weapons and san rafael netted 223, central marin had 2306, and marin city 71. another buy back has been scheduled for next monday running from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at night with weapons dropped off, no questions, at the san rafael police
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
. opponents went to court yesterday and asked the judge to block the law from going into effect on february 1st but the city wants the case then out. attorneys representing the city say the ban is a matter of public health and nudists say it is a violation of free speech. a written ruling is expected before the end of the month. >> next we have traffic and weather together on the only news and a like look outside here at the bay bridge toll plaza with traffic starting to back medium here. we do have a bill problem southbound 280 south of 92 and sue hall will have that and our meteorologist, mike naturally, will talk about the "spare the air" day. >> man walks in to an apartment store -- into a department start with >> it is a friday morning. we have been tracking the fog and it has been thickest in santa rosa. and again this morning. and we could have block ice there because it is below freezing. everyone is in the mid-to-upper 30's to 40's in san francisco and novato. those are the latest temperatures. this afternoon we have sunshine and hazy because of the pollution. it is "spare
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Jan 21, 2013 2:00am PST
inauguration was a law gist cal nightmare. hundreds of ticket holders getting stuck in the tunnel. authorities say this time will be better. >> there will be such a different feel when you come down this time for the inauguration. there was extensive signs and we have social media sites you can follow. >> this year there is even an app for that. it picks up where you are, and it tells you from where the viewing screens are to where the nearby events are and telling me i am right on the parade route. >> along the 1.2 mile stretch of pennsylvania avenue to the capital steps to the white house, undercover officers and s.w.a.t teams out in full force. >> and that was cecilia vega reporting. our coverage continues tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america and we will start at 6:30. >>> veteran abc news woman barbara walters is recovering tonight after being injured during a fall at an ingnawing raying -- inauguration party. the 83-year-old fell in washington, d.c. and cut her forehead. a spokesman says out of an abundance of caution walters wept to hospital for -- went to
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Jan 19, 2013 8:00am PST
law at u.c. berkeley. in a written statement he said the prior 18 months brought a spate of taxing health issues though the challenges have been largely overcome, it's time to make a change in my profl lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for the 2013 ool year marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend a university of california school next fall. that is a 10.7% increase over last fall. largest increase is at u.c. santa cruz with 16.9% jump for applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest with 9.7%. >> a 13-year-old boy scout is teaching up with san jose firefighters to help make a difference for burn victims. yesterday afternoon, he donated a nintendo wii and other supplies to the valley medical center burn unit. he received help from the foundation that facilitated it. >> to recover from a fatal, this helps them have sun and recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1500 to buy the stuff. he says he came up with the idea for the scouting project because his mother is a n
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